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Blog entry by bkap posted 08-18-2017 01:30 AM 619 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am looking for the best clear epoxy and find so many I am not sure which way to go. I use System Three for my rockers etc, but it is not ‘Clear’. The project I have now I want a clear finish. Can anyone help?

-- Rocking Chair Guy



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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 01:47 AM

Would MirrorCoat /Table Top Finish which is also a System Three Epoxy work for what you are doing?

It’s sold by Rockler.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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robscastle

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#2 posted 08-18-2017 10:14 AM

I have used perfect Gloss with good results. Possibly all much the same in results

I made a tray in 2010 and used it there

I think from memory the boxes around the tray were done at the same time.

-- Regards Robert

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bkap

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 01:26 PM

One can always count on Lumberjocks. Thanks for the response. I went out on a limb after falling for the commercial and ordered Ultra Clear Epoxy.
The reason I asked the question was I had ordered another brand and it is not ‘clear’ as I wonted. If I knew System Three had a clear coat I would have order it because of my past experience with their product. Time will tell if my impulse buying was correct; after all it is only money, time, effort and frustration while experimenting with new dreams.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 04:34 PM

Many advertise clear, but it you use it very thick you’ll find out it’s a light yellow. Post your results please.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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bkap

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#5 posted 08-28-2017 12:18 AM

.Just got my new batch so I WILL LET you know what happens; if I get good results I will publish the name.

-- Rocking Chair Guy

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